How’s Taste My Tweet Tweet? Palhares controversy, Scar vs. Mufasa, Cyborg vs. Baszler 2?

A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse -- There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't…

By: Anton Tabuena | 8 years ago
How’s Taste My Tweet Tweet? Palhares controversy, Scar vs. Mufasa, Cyborg vs. Baszler 2?
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A few updates on what’s been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse

There’s a ton of tweets below, but first, don’t forget to follow me on twitter and instagram@antontabuena

Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter AccountKid NateFraser CoffeenBen ThapaT.P. GrantSteph DanielsZane Simon, Mookie Alexander, Karim ZidanDavid St. MartinDavid CastilloConnor RuebuschTim BurkeJosh Samman


“When I use my full name, Sean Michael Shelby, I feel like I could’ve been so much more, like an actor or pro wrestler.”  -Sean Shelby

“Great matchmaking, UFC. Four main event fights, two minutes total. Can’t wait to buy the next one.”  -Stephen Espinoza of Showtime

“Dear, fighters, Please stop naming yourself “the Pitbull.” There are plenty of other awesome dogs out there, like the Pug or Corgi.”  -Elias Theodorou, the Japanese Spitz.

“Dear friends, I have good news! I am pregnant! Now I have a little rest after the birth baby, I’ll get back to training. in the UFC I will come back stronger and with a great desire to win ✌️ …Thanks to everyone for your  congratulations.”  -Milana Dudieva

“Its nice to see Jose come back out from hiding under his duvet the past month.”  -Conor McGregor

“At the store, just came from jits. I smell terrible and everyone else knows it. Lol I’m sorry!”  -Paige VanZant

“My fight contract is in I can’t say who or when yet, super excited for my resurgence into a new division #BIGNAMEFIGHT #Instantclassic #Viva”  -Diego Sanchez, Kawajiri?

“Some news broke out about me being Bahrain team. It’s true. But @akajav is my coach”  -Khabib Nurmagomedov

“My puppy and I have an understanding. He cuddles me, I give him food. No cuddles=no food. That’s why he’s chubby. And why @emmyhmh is skinny”  -David Michaud


“Yes you fucking bitch. Fuck you. Now come back and let @jessamynduke & myself get our redemption. Don’t fuck w/family. #4Horsewomen #UFC190”  -Shayna Baszler

“Redemption? I need an opponent at 140 if you want a chance to lose faster than last time”  -Cris Cyborg, who beat Baszler in 2 rounds back in 2008 to end her win streak.



“@ToquinhoMMA just poke the tree in the eye then.”  -Tim Kennedy

“At this point of his career @ToquinhoMMA should be banned from MMA for life.  Cheater at every opportunity. Major officiating error. #WSOF”  -Tim Kennedy

“I’m obviously operating on Brazilian time (a little late). Everything moves slow down here, like Rousimar Palharas after a tap.”  -Tim Kennedy

“Man, I just keep thinking about what might of happened at the Sheilds fight if the Diaz bros hadn’t been kicked out of the arena already.”  -Jon Fitch

“Just watched shields vs Paul Harris finish last night. Paul Harris again, tries to maim his opponent unnecessarily. Lifetime ban IMO”  -T.J. Grant

“Not sure how any commission is licensing him at this point, let alone organizations promoting him.”  -Josh Samman

“Palhares eye gouging @jakeshieldsajj was a disgrace. Mazzagatti is incompetent @MMAWorldSeries”  -Cesar Gracie

“My thoughts r that Rousimar does not care about the rules everybody else r following he is going to make up his own. ”  -Big John McCarthy

” he’s not a professional. It’s the right move.”  -Kenny Florian, reacting to WSOF stripping him of his title and suspending Palhares.

“So, was the punishment of palhares handed out by the promotion or the commission?”  -Jon Fitch

“If palhares is suspended then the referee must be suspended also.”  -Angela Magana


“@rondarousey you can not slander me with lies in the media. My lawyer will call @Primetime360ESM”  -Cris Cyborg

“#6monthsolympictesting next fight 140 then no excuse #zuffa #championVSChampion @RondaRousey”  -Cris Cyborg


“Hey rumble @Anthony_Rumble u ready for the lion!!!  This Gonna be a shoot out. !!”  -Jimi Manuwa

“I need a new rug for my house. You’ll look really nice on the floor when ppl visit. I’ll tell them it was a easy kill…”  -Anthony Johnson

“hahahaha. Ur good at this shit. This ain’t Cecil the lion my friend. I come from deep in the jungle and u have no gun.”  -Jimi Manuwa

“check my resume and see how many kills i have… remember I’m Scar and you’re Mufasa!”  -Anthony Johnson

“your resume is good, but know that u are facing a different beast as u have before and this ain’t no cartoon. Shit is real ”  -Jimi Manuwa

“I expect real and ready for real. Just make sure you’re there and I’m not fighting alone.”  -Anthony Johnson


“Someone tell @bryancaraway I’m stealing his Cupcake! Maybe now he’ll actually do something. I have a very particular set of skills…I will find you…and I will submit you! #DoSomething! @UFC @danawhiteufc @seanshelby @mieshatate” -Aljamain Sterling


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Anton Tabuena
Anton Tabuena

Anton Tabuena is the Managing Editor for Bloody Elbow. He’s been covering MMA and combat sports since 2009, and has also fought in MMA, Muay Thai and kickboxing.

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